October 30, 2014
Dr. Natalia Trayanova creates computer-generated virtual heart models to simulate individual patients’ hearts in order to help cardiologists carry out life-saving treatments.
October 23, 2014
Researchers in the Calcium Signals Laboratory have discovered a mechanism that governs a cellular dialog between the two forms of calmodulin. This enables new strategies for treating diseases relating to maladaptive bioelectrical and Ca2+ signaling, such as cardiac arrhythmias, epilepsy, and Parkinson’s Disease.
September 2, 2014
Johns Hopkins researchers discover that an FDA-approved HIV drug may be useful in treating breast cancer metastasis
Use of drugs previously approved for other diseases, such as HIV and rheumatoid arthritis, opens attractive possibilities for treating cancer patients — as repurposed or repositioned drugs promises significant savings in development time and resources.
August 26, 2014
A study reveals that the brain controls how much it is willing to learn from the current error based on a previously unknown form of memory: a memory of errors.
July 24, 2014
By building a “cloud database” of MR images collected from children with normal and abnormal brains, researchers aim to give physicians access to a Google-like search system that will improve the way pediatric brain disorders are diagnosed and treated.
June 19, 2014
Novel treatment strategies for arrhythmias, myotonias, and neurodegeneration provided by an ancient feedback module commonly shared between voltage-gated sodium and calcium channels.
May 22, 2014
Dr. Trayanova and team are exploring whether the patient’s virtual heart could be used to noninvasively determine the optimal ablation targets with a lot more accurately.